Three persons were arrested and demonetised notes worth Rs 3.36 crore were seized from them in Khatodra, Surat.
According to the source, 24,000 notes of Rs 500 denomination, totalling Rs 1.20 crore, and 21,600 notes of Rs 1,000 denomination, totalling Rs 2.16 crore were siezed and also three mobile phones.
The Khatodara police impeded a car on Saturday morning during their vehicle checking, and enquired for the documents of the driver. The car driver failed to show documents, following which police checked the vehicle and found the demonetised notes.
Police identified the three arrested men, who were travelling in the car at the time, as Gagansinh Rajput (33), Mohammad Ali Sheikh (30) and Latif Sheikh(30), resides in Salabatpura.
Khatodara police inspector, said, “We are questioning the three to get more details as from where they had brought the cash and to whom they were to be delivered. They have brought the money from Maharashtra and were on their way to deliver it to a person in Surat. Ganga Singh runs a hardware shop, while Rafik and Javed are car drivers by professions. We are trying to find out more information from them.”